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The Associated Press

The Associated Press
The Associated Press is the largest news-gathering organization in the world, disseminating news stories, photographs, graphics, audio and video.

Operating as a not-for-profit cooperative and based in New York City, the AP is owned by 1,500 daily newspaper members in the United States. Its mission is to be a global news network. The AP has more than 4,000 employees working in more than 240 bureaus throughout the world. Founded in 1846, the AP considers itself to be the world's most trusted independent news source.

The cooperative, running in a 24-hour news cycle, helps members distribute their stories and other content to other members and also picks up member stories for i...
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The Associated Press is the largest news-gathering organization in the world, disseminating news stories, photographs, graphics, audio and video.

Operating as a not-for-profit cooperative and based in New York City, the AP is owned by 1,500 daily newspaper members in the United States. Its mission is to be a global news network. The AP has more than 4,000 employees working in more than 240 bureaus throughout the world. Founded in 1846, the AP considers itself to be the world's most trusted independent news source.

The cooperative, running in a 24-hour news cycle, helps members distribute their stories and other content to other members and also picks up member stories for its use. It distributes content to 121 countries and in four languages. The AP has won 49 Pulitzer Prizes in reporting and story-telling and 30 for photography.
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  • Virginia must close four of its five 'training centers' for the disabled; Southeastern Virginia will stay open

    Virginia must close four of its five 'training centers' for the disabled; Southeastern Virginia will stay open
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia will close four of its five institutions for housing the developmentally and intellectually disabled and transition those services to the community under a 10-year, $2 billion settlement the state entered into...
  • Police Keeping Data From License Plate Scans; ACLU Files Privacy Protest

    Police Keeping Data From License Plate Scans; ACLU Files Privacy Protest
    Some police departments in Connecticut that use license plate scanning technology to identify unregistered and stolen cars are holding on to the data and sharing it, raising privacy concerns about how that information could be used. "By allowing the...
  • Branson officials vow quick cleanup so businesses can reopen after tornado

    Branson officials vow quick cleanup so businesses can reopen after tornado
    BRANSON, Mo. -- Mayor Raeanne Presley promised Wednesday morning that the city will be back in business in days, possibly by Thursday, after a tornado ripped through the heart of the city on Tuesday night.  At a news conference on Wednesday morning,...
  • Suh bullish on Lions' future

    Suh bullish on Lions' future
    When Ndamukong Suh is able to get back to work, he expects to encounter a positive, winning attitude — in Detroit. "No question there's optimism there," said Suh, the Lions' second-year tackle who was named The Associated Press defensive rookie...
  • Chesapeake Bay cleanup 'on track'

    Gov. Martin O'Malley declared Monday that Maryland is 98 percent of the way to reaching its short-term "milestone" for accelerating the state's efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay, while federal officials said all the bay watershed states generally...
  • Archive story: Jim Kincaid takes 1997 Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters distinguished service award

    [This story appeared in the Daily Press, May 18, 1997. Jim Kincaid died Sunday, July 17, 2011, at his home in Farmville.] ++++++++++++++++++++ || Jim Kincaid, retired anchor at WVEC-TV in Norfolk, was honored Saturday as the winner of the Virginia...
  • Hampton's Chris Hanburger inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Hampton's Chris Hanburger inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame
    Chris Hanburger was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday night, becoming the fourth former Peninsula high school player enshrined following Warwick's Henry Jordan, Lafayette's Lawrence Taylor and Hampton's Dwight Stephenson. = = = =...
  • Oklahoma tops preseason AP football poll; Tech 13th

    NEW YORK—Being voted preseason No. 1 is a tradition at Oklahoma, and this season is no different. The Sooners will start out top-ranked in The Associated Press college football poll for the 10th time, more than any program in the country. The...
  • All Irene-related power outages are restored, BGE says

    All Irene-related power outages are restored, BGE says
    Baltimore Gas and Electric says it has restored service to all customers who lost power due to Hurricane Irene, except for a few individual outages. "All Irene-related outages were restored by 11:30 p.m. last night," said BGE spokeswoman Linda Foy....
  • Former Sacred Heart Basketball Player Chauncey Hardy Killed Overseas

    Former Sacred Heart Basketball Player Chauncey Hardy Killed Overseas
    Chauncey Hardy was on the dance floor at a Romanian night club, partying with teammates hours after a victory over a rival team, when he playfully put his cap on a woman he wanted to dance with. Onlookers, apparently one of which was the woman's...
  • Wheldon died of head injuries

    Wheldon died of head injuries
    Clark County Coroner Michael Murphy says IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon died of blunt head trauma after a spectacular 15-car wreck at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Murphy tells The Associated Press that an autopsy Monday found the 33-year-old two-time...